What is a primary care physician?
Primary care physicians serve as the first person you contact when you need any type of medical care, both for undiagnosed concerns and for the ongoing care of chronic diseases.
As a primary care doctor and a family physician, Dr. Marzili is trained to diagnose and treat the full scope of health conditions that affect patients of all ages. He strives to develop long-term relationships with his patients so he can understand his patient’s needs and provide continuous and comprehensive care.
Why do you need a primary care doctor?
Health insurance providers ask you to name a primary care physician, so they know who’s responsible for your medical care.
However, that’s not the only, or the most important, reason you should have a primary care physician. Here’s a better reason: studies show that patients who have a primary care physician stay healthier as they get older.
In addition to your medical care, Dr. Marzili helps you stay healthy by providing services such as:
Dr. Marzili helps you navigate the world of health care by serving as your advocate and coordinating services should you need a specialist or community-based care.
Adults with chronic health conditions often take multiple medications, which increases their risk of interactions and side effects. Dr. Marzili reviews your medications prescribed by all of your doctors to be sure they are safe and well suited for your needs.
Health care partner
Dr. Marzili treats each patient as a partner in their health care. He takes time to talk with you about your concerns, explain any problems you develop, and make you aware of your treatment options.
What services are available from your primary care physician?
Whether your problem is physical or emotional, simple or complex, Dr. Marzili is available to deliver the comprehensive care you need. A few examples of the services he frequently provides include:
- Physicals (preventive, well-child, school, sports, and employment)
- Chronic disease management for conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma
- Acute disease management for conditions such as respiratory infections, orthopedic injuries, and rashes
- Weight-loss management
- Treatment of common mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, ADD and ADHD.
Additionally, for patients who have problem areas like love handles and muffin tops, Dr. Marzili provides noninvasive body contouring with SculpSure®.
If you need a primary care physician, call Dr. Thomas J. Marzili, MD, in Marlton, New Jersey or request an appointment online today.